January 4, 1984 Palmerton uses 21 points from Jason Balliet and a big second-half effort to gain a 61-50 victory over host Panther Valley. George Schmidt tallies five quick points midway through the third quarter to help the Bombers turn an eight-point halftime deficit into a four-point advantage. Balliet nets seven points in the final frame to secure the win. Schmidt and Rob Mlkvy both finish with 11 points to back up Balliet. The winners, coached by Pete Delich, also receive 10 from Rick Mlkvy.